ⓘ Kanagawa 11th district. The Kanagawa 11th district is a constituency of the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. It is located in Kanagawa Prefecture, ..

                                     

ⓘ Kanagawa 11th district

The Kanagawa 11th district is a constituency of the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. It is located in Kanagawa Prefecture, and consists of the cities of Miura and Yokosuka. Former Prime Minister of Japan Junichiro Koizumi served as the first representative of the constituency from its creation in 1996. Koizumi retired at the 2009 elections and his son Shinjirō ran as a candidate for his fathers old seat. The Democratic Party of Japan fielded Katsuhito Yokokume, a lawyer and former participant in the Ainori TV show, as a candidate in 2009 to a bid to end the LDP dominance of the district.

As of September 2012, right 391.020 of the voters registered in the County.